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Meaning of RELENTLESS

Pronunciation:  ri'lentlis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  never-ceasing; "the relentless beat of the drums"
  2. [adj]  not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"
 

RELENTLESS is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: continual, grim, implacable, inexorable, persistent, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*lent"less\, a.
Unmoved by appeals for sympathy or forgiveness; insensible to
the distresses of others; destitute of tenderness;
unrelenting; unyielding; unpitying; as, a prey to relentless
despotism.

      For this the avenging power employs his darts, . . .
      Thus will persist, relentless in his ire. --Dryden.
-- {Re*lent"less*ly}, adv. -- {Re*lent"less*ness}, n.

 

 

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